This is a detailed 29 slide PowerPoint ideal for an assembly or lesson or both for this special week from Monday 9th March to Friday 17th March 2019. Could also be a useful PSHE lesson on scientific careers and role models. Relevant for KS1.
Takes the children through these key questions:
What is science?
Images showing key skills used when studying the world
How does science impact on our lives today?
4 key aspects explained using images of our world
Who would like to see Science in action?
An engaging, awe-inspiring and quick experiment to create excitement for this week of science.
What happened? Why?
A clear explanation of how the experiment worked, linking it to the children’s current understanding of the world.
Do you know any famous British scientists?
4 impressive short biographies of famous British scientists.
What qualities do you need to be a great scientist?
Key words covered
Who would like to be a scientist?
Discussion on what the children could observe, measure, test and compare.
What science could you do at home?
9 easy and fun ideas for the children to start a life long love of science.
Download these inspiring and fun tasks that the children could complete in a lesson:
Task 1 - Create your own animal which you have discovered in the rainforest.
Task 2 - Draw a famous scientist and write a caption.
Task 3 - Create a poster explaining British Science Week.
All writing templates provided and ready to go.
Lots of opportunities for discussion and higher level thinking. All concepts explained clearly.
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